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mil·lion·aire

 (mĭl′yə-nâr′)
n.
A person whose wealth amounts to at least a million dollars, pounds, or the equivalent in other currency.

[French millionnaire, from million, million, from Old French milion; see million.]

millionaire

(ˌmɪljəˈnɛə) or

millionnaire

n
a person whose assets are worth at least a million of the standard monetary units of his or her country
ˌmillionˈairess, ˌmillionˈnairess fem n

mil•lion•aire

or mil•lion•naire

(ˌmɪl yəˈnɛər, ˈmɪl yəˌnɛər)

n.
a person whose wealth amounts to a million or more in some unit of currency.
[1820–30; < French millionnaire=million million + -aire -ary]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.millionaire - a person whose material wealth is valued at more than a million dollarsmillionaire - a person whose material wealth is valued at more than a million dollars
have, rich person, wealthy person - a person who possesses great material wealth
Translations
milionář-ka
millionær
miljonääri
milijunaš
milliomos
miljónamæringur
大金持ち
백만장자
milionár
milijonar
miljonär
เศรษฐีเงินล้าน
triệu phú

millionaire

[ˌmɪljəˈnɛəʳ] Nmillonario/a m/f

millionaire

[ˌmɪliəˈnɛər] nmillionnaire m/f

millionaire

nMillionär m

millionaire

[ˌmɪljəˈnɛəʳ] nmiliardario/a

million

(ˈmiljən) plurals ˈmillion (1 ~2), ˈmillions (2, ~3)
– noun.
1. (preceded by a, a number, or a word signifying a quantity) the number 1,000,000. a million; one million; five million.
2. the figure 1,000,000.
3. a million pounds or dollars. Her fortune amounts to several million(s).
adjective
(preceded by a, a number, or a word signifying a quantity) 1,000,000 in number. six million people.
ˈmillion-
having a million (of something). a million-pound banknote.
ˌmillioˈnaire (-ˈneə) feminine millioˈnairess noun
a person having a million pounds, dollars etc or more.
ˈmillionth noun
1. one of a million equal parts.
2. the last of a million (people, things etc) or (the person, thing etc) in an equivalent position. the millionth (car).

millionaire

مِلْيُونِير milionář millionær Millionär εκατομμυριούχος millonario miljonääri millionnaire milijunaš milionario 大金持ち 백만장자 miljonair millionær milioner milionário миллионер miljonär เศรษฐีเงินล้าน milyoner triệu phú 百万富翁
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